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Akihito
15 guests
1 bedroom
15 beds
1 bath
15 guests
1 bedroom
15 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

ZEN Hostel is in the mountains of Nagano, Japan & was built about 270 years ago. It was renovated to where modern meets traditional. We have a cafe/ bar, lounge & mini gym available for our guests. The lounge overlooks our in-house pond&garden making for a beautiful& relaxing area. Locals also come to enjoy the cafe& many events that we have such as crafts, breakfast events and occasionally, yoga. We hope our guests will be able to connect with locals and other guests from around the world.

Amenities

Dryer
Essentials
Indoor Fireplace
Heating
Laptop friendly workspace
Washer

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

47 Reviews

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Cezar User Profile
Cezar
June 2018
We had a great stay here. Loved the location. The rooms are clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful! We would stay there again.
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you! We had a good time! We hope to see you both again! Happy travels!
June 2018
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Margherita
January 2018
Perfect location for train station - Monkey Express. Plenty of places to eat near by. Typical Old Japanese building near a wonderful Oncen -a must experience. Stayed in four person room. Reception Lady very helpful with local knowledge.
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Becca
August 2017
I stayed in Zen hostel for two nights so I could visit the nearby monkey park and it is a fantastic hostel. Really close to the train snd bus stations where you can get a bus or a taxi that will take you to the monkeys (well as close as vehicles can go). The hostel is spacious, t…
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you so much for your review and for staying with us!
August 2017
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Mary
August 2017
We enjoyed staying at Akihito's hostel (very near the train station) and visiting the nearby monkey park (a 10 min bus ride and 30 min walk away). The hostel is in a handsome building and the downstairs communal area which houses a bar, a dining area and a couple of small sofas …
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you so much for staying with us and for your feedback! We hope to see you again!
August 2017
Reuben User Profile
Reuben
June 2017
Great place, amazing food nearby and the Onsen is a must do!
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you so much for staying with us and also for your review! We really enjoyed having you as our guests. Hope to see you again, you're welcome back anytime!
June 2017
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Zanthe
April 2017
I only stayed here for one night but it was a very nice hostel. If you are going to see the Snow monkeys it is very close to Yudanaka station which has buses running up to the walk to the monkeys. Would highly recommend.
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Response from Akihito:
Thank you Zanthe, for your kind review! We were very happy to have you stay with us and are glad that you enjoyed your time here. Please come back anytime!
April 2017
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Elliott
January 2017
The staff were so friendly and helpful helpful. Lovely food and a great traditional meets modern style Ryokan.

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Yamanouchi, JapanJoined in August 2016
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163 Reviews
Hello out there! This is Akihito Morita from ZEN Hostel. We love when guests come to our beautiful hostel. It is always enjoyable talking to everyone. A great place to relax and hang out is in our cafe and bar where you will also have a chance to meet locals. There are also event…
Languages: English, 日本語
Response rate: 89%
Response time: within a few hours
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